UEFI is a new standard with many advanced features when used, creating a USB to install Windows 10 with UEFI standard is also indispensable compared to the current system configuration or personal computers. So, what is UEFI and why do we need to create Windows 10 with UEFI standard USB?
UEFI is a new format standard was released in 2005, now very popular on some devices, the advantage of the UEFI standard is that in addition to inheriting the old Legacy BIOS standard on the computer we use so far it also allow boot the operating system fast more. However, creating a USB boot is also different when you use these two standards, of course in this article we do not mention creating a USB boot, but instead create a USB to install Windows 10 with UEFI standard.
The biggest advantage of the UEFI standard you can notice is the hard drive, the hard drive is divided into 2 types old MBR standard for Legacy BIOS , and GPT for UEFI with the ability to support coming 1 ZB (1 billion TB of capacity) instead of just 2TB like the standard MBR, lift partition number to 128 . But with the advantages there are still many limitations that is Only supports 64 bit operating systems As in our article, Windows 10 64-bit, moreover, hard drives converted to GPT format will only support UEFI instead of MBR that can be flexibly used for both.
How to check if your computer is under BIOS or UEFI
Step 1: Before proceeding to create USB UEFI Windows 10 installation, we must check if our computer specifications are EUFI or BIOS by pressing key combination Windows + R and type “msinfo32 “.
Step 2: In the System Information section we can see the BIOS Mode line here is titled Legacy or UEFI.
Step 3: Check the hard drive is in standard MBR or GPT by pressing key combination Windows + R and type “diskpart “.
Step 4: When opening diskpart in the window CMD , you enter “listdisk “to check if your hard drive is part of GPT or MBR.
Step 5: If the item GPT without the *, This proves that your hard drive belongs to MBR, of course we do not need to change MBR to GPT to do anything, maybe in the latest article Taimienphi.vn will guide you how to do this.
Instructions to create USB UEFI standard Windows 10 installation
Step 1: To create USB UEFI standard Windows 10 you need a professional USB format software like Rufus, download the software here: Download Rufus.
Step 2: After the Rufus download is completed, open the software and select the line Partition scheme and target system type was GPT partition scheme for UEFI , then click the drive icon to select Windows 10 64 bit you want to install.
Step 3: Navigate to the location where Windows 10 is 64 bit and Open it.
Step 4: After making your selection click Start let the software proceed to create a UEFI standard Windows 10 installation USB for you.
There will be a warning that USB will delete all data, please press OK, got it to continue.
One more warning for you in case you install on a partitioned USB drive, press OK, got it to confirm if your USB only has 1 partition.
After the READY column is fully loaded, the creation of UEFI Windows 10 USB is complete, you can turn off the software to use.
So you have completed the steps to create a USB to install Windows 10 with UEFI standard, this is a new standard with many advantages that in an upcoming article, Taimienphi.vn will analyze more carefully for readers to understand more about it. . Although if you want to use 64-bit operating systems, not only install Windows 10 64 bit but also future versions, the choice of UEFI is completely correct.
Also, while using Windows 10, if you feel the system seems to be slowing down, reset Windows 10 to its original state instead of reinstalling your operating system, How to reset Windows 10 to a state Thai Taimienphi has been very detailed instructions, wish you success!